Otherside Brewing Co DDH Hazy IPA & Catharina Sour

IPA & Fruit Sour
6.8% & 5.2%

If there was ever a chance to release a beer of the moment, this is it. As 2019 ebbs towards a new decade, the density of haze surrounding most drinkers is only increasing so, in an accidentally anarchic response, this limited release is actually relatively clear. The DDH Hazy IPA wasn’t supposed to be; however, the Otherside team happily owned the moment of unexpected clarity and released it anyway as a reminder that visuals are but one of many elements of experience. Kohatu, Mosaic, Denali and Rakau hops deliver a modern hop profile of bright NZ characters with fruity melon, peach and tropical notes on a clean yet juicy base and a late, hop-derived chalkiness.

The Catharina Sour style originates from Brazil where locals infuse a full strength, low bitterness, wheat-based, kettle-sour beer with fresh tropical fruit – there may be greater variation than this but that’s the basics. Here, Otherside have used feijoa, mango, passionfruit and dragonfruit to deliver a sherbety, feijoa-led tropical perfume that runs very juicy on the palate; it's almost a breakfast juice version of candy bracelet links in beer form with soft acidity. Intriguing stuff!

Guy Southern

Published December 5, 2019

Otherside Brewing Co

Blaikie Street
WA 6154

Open Hours

Wednesday: 3pm to 9pm
Thurs & Fri: 3pm to 9pm
Saturday: 11am to 9pm
Sunday: 11am to 8pm

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